Mather Nursing Center

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
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Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 10
MI State Average: 6
U.S. Average: 6
MI Deficiencies Range: 1–23
Complaints & Incidents: 3
Updated April 12, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

July 18, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
8/20/2013
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Many
8/20/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Many
8/20/2013
Set up an ongoing quality assessment and assurance group to review quality deficiencies quarterly, and develop corrective plans of action.
Low
Many
8/20/2013
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
Low
Some
8/20/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
8/20/2013
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
8/20/2013
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Low
Few
8/20/2013
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Few
8/20/2013
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Very Low
Many
8/20/2013

August 23, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
11/20/2012
Make sure there is a pest control program to prevent/deal with mice, insects, or other pests.
Low
Many
9/25/2012
1) review the work of each nurse aide every year; and 2) give regular in-service training based upon these reviews.
Low
Many
9/25/2012
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Many
9/25/2012
Keep all essential equipment working safely.
Low
Many
9/25/2012
Make sure menus meet the resident's nutritional needs and that there is a prepared menu by which nutritious meals have been planned for the resident and followed.
Low
Many
9/25/2012
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Many
9/25/2012
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
11/20/2012
Train all employees on what to do in an emergency, and carry out unannounced staff drills.
Low
Many
9/25/2012
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Some
9/25/2012
Have enough outside ventilation via a window or mechanical ventilation, or both.
Low
Some
9/25/2012
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Some
9/25/2012
Keep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
Low
Some
9/25/2012
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Some
11/20/2012
Offer other nutritional food to each resident who will not eat the food served.
Low
Few
9/25/2012
Properly hold, secure, and manage each resident's personal money which is deposited with the nursing home.
Low
Few
9/25/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
9/25/2012
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
9/25/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
9/25/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
11/20/2012
Make sure that doctors visit residents regularly, as required.
Low
Few
9/25/2012
Upon the death of a resident, convey the residentâ’s personal funds and an accounting of those funds to the appropriate party.
Very Low
Some
9/25/2012

October 20, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Make sure that the nursing home area is safe, easy to use, clean and comfortable for residents, staff and the public.
Low
Many
11/12/2011
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
10/27/2011
Maintain drug records and properly mark/label drugs and other similar products according to accepted professional standards.
Low
Few
10/27/2011
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
11/1/2011

January 09, 2014 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
1/31/2014
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
1/31/2014
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status.
Low
Few
1/31/2014

December 19, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Low
Few
1/16/2014
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
1/16/2014

October 11, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
11/1/2013
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
11/1/2013
Give the right treatment and services to residents who display physical or psychosocial problems adapting to changes in circumstances.
Low
Few
11/1/2013

September 23, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Let residents refuse treatment, refuse to take part in an experiment, or formulate advance directives.
High
Few
9/10/2013

August 29, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Low
Few
9/14/2013
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
9/14/2013

July 18, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide routine and emergency drugs through a licensed pharmacist and only under the general supervision of a licensed nurse.
Low
Few
8/20/2013
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Few
8/20/2013
Help and prepare each resident for a safe and easy discharge or transfer from the nursing home.
Low
Few
8/20/2013

March 27, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Review or revise the resident's care plan after any major change in physical or mental health.
Low
Few
4/24/2013
Properly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.
Low
Few
4/24/2013
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Low
Few
4/24/2013
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
4/24/2013

March 07, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for each resident in a way that maintains or improves their quality of life.
Low
Some
4/3/2013
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
4/3/2013

February 21, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
2/22/2013
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
2/22/2013

September 11, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
9/25/2012

May 30, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
High
Few
6/3/2012

May 03, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident.
Low
Few
6/3/2012
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves.
Low
Some
6/3/2012
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
6/3/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
High
Few
6/3/2012
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
6/3/2012

March 09, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
3/10/2012
Develop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
Low
Some
3/10/2012
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Some
3/10/2012

October 19, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
High
Few
11/4/2011
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
11/4/2011

June 15, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Some
Few
6/16/2011

June 01, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .
Low
Few
6/17/2011
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
6/17/2011

March 01, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Few
3/15/2011

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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